TOPIC January 25 2016
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Backlash against state attempts to politicize sermons
Mai Shams El-Din | Government attempts to control Egypt’s religious discourse were back in the spotlight, as unified Friday
January 25, 2016: Cold, gray and mostly quiet
Isabel Esterman | It wasn’t just the Interior Ministry, the Endowments Ministry and other state entities putting
Downtown: Site of revolts to city of ghosts
Pesha Magid | Egypt’s security forces are making moves to thwart any attempts to collectively commemorate January
On the eve of the revolution’s anniversary, the state cajoles and intimidates
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The recent period has seen some conciliatory gestures on the part of the Egyptian state that some analysts
 
Opinion
Andeel
Jan 25, 5 years on: I didn’t go to Tahrir
It’s January 25, 2016, and it’s 12:55 pm and I haven’t gone to Tahrir. The truth is, not only
Mahmoud Belal
Jan 25, 5 years on: Dancing at the intersection of Geziret Badran
The year 2010 was the most miserable and desperate of my life. I had lost hope in everything. When 2011
Yara Sallam
Jan 25, 5 years on: On the revolution that I missed
Every year, on January 25, I have the same thoughts. I don’t have any memories to share. Every
 
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Taher Mokhtar and housemates to be released on bail
Activist doctor Taher Mokhtar and housemates’ detention renewed for 45 days
Activists start campaigns for political prisoners amid renewed detentions
Court rejects appeal to release detained doctor Taher Mokhtar’s housemates
Update: Conflicting reports on death of Italian student Giulio Regeni
Search continues for Italian student missing since Jan 25
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